This course describes in detail the many facets and procedures of the Mental Capacity Act. This includes who the act affects, when it applies, how to assess capacity and the procedures that can be put in place in the home or workplace to ensure best practices are followed and people are treated fairly at all times.
It also introduces the deprivation of liberty safeguards. These safeguards provide a framework for approving the deprivation of liberty for people who lack the capacity to consent to treatment or care in either a hospital or care home setting.
- MCA and DOLS
Approved by CPD
Duration 75 mins*
Meets the requirements of the Care Quality Commission (CQC)
Each module is followed by a short set of questions
An opportunity is provided to revisit sections of the module before answers are finalised
Users can save their progress if unable to complete the course in one sitting
Course can be completed at the delegates pace
A certificate is generated automatically at the end of the course for you to save or print
Three attempts to answer the correct question within a module
Managers can monitor the account of each individual user and monitor their progress
- MCA and DOLS Approved by CPD
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We provide two licensing options. A “Pay as you go” single licence purchase option or the Universal Licence option that provides flexible, multiple course pricing.
Single Licence – £20.00
Universal Licence – Please click for pricing
The Mental Capacity Act places the responsibility with an individual where they look after someone that lacks the capacity to make decisions for themselves. This course is suitable for individuals that fall into this category e.g. social care staff, care workers, family members, care home staff, etc
2 What is the Mental Capacity Act?
3 Assessing Capacity
4 The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
You are given the chance to review all your answers at the end of each module before final submission. You will be given 3 attempts at each module to achieve a pass rate of 70%.